Recently, cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul were embroiled in a controversy for their misogynistic comments on the chat show of Koffee With Karan
Rahul Dravid, who is cited as one of the truest gentlemen in the world of cricket,and we have seen this at lot of times. Let it be on pitch sledging or off- pitch conference, The wall of India cricket team has been role model to youngsters.
The living legend suggested that lecturing alone is not enough to groom young players, it is also important to act as a role model. The statement came after the Hardik pandya and K L Rahul getting trolled on social media after being suspended by BCCI after the incident.
Rahul Dravid has spoke to The Hindu about the players, asking people to not overreact to the situation.
He said- “It is not that players did not make mistakes in the past. It is not that mistakes will not be made in the future despite our best efforts to educate the youth. But let us not overreact, please. Players come from different teams and their roles of responsibility need to be addressed. Issues will always be there and we have to educate and guide them. They should be told they can’t abuse the system”.
He added-“I learned from watching seniors in Karnataka, from parents and coaches. They were my role models. No one sat me down and gave me a lecture. I observed and learned. The best learning process happens in the dressing room from your seniors”.